The UN, the US and Britain called for an immediate truce in Yemen. This was stated heads of diplomacy of the two countries, John Kerry and Boris Johnson after a meeting in London. On the eve of Saudi Arabia announced the results of the investigation of the bombing of a funeral ceremony in the capital that killed 140 people: the military announced the wrongly provided information.

Kerry on Sunday told reporters: “the time has Come to establish a cease-fire without the list of any of the terms, and then sit down at the negotiating table”. The Secretary of state said that the fighting in Yemen must end soon – on Monday or Tuesday.

The details of the agreement on ceasefire in Yemen will be published only if the parties of the inter-Yemeni conflict will agree to put forward the US and Britain with the idea of an immediate truce. This was stated by the special envoy of the UN Secretary-General for Yemen, Ismail Ould Sheikh Ahmed, reports TASS. He also participated in the London meeting.

October 8, air force headed by Riyadh Arabian coalition launched a series of attacks on a funeral ceremony in the capital of Yemen Sana’a. According to the UN, as a result of these air strikes killed more than 140 people, over 520 injured. The command of the regional Alliance announced the beginning of investigation of circumstances of bombardment in cooperation with experts from the United States.

In Yemen from August 2014, continuing armed conflict between government forces and the rebel movement “Ansar Allah”. In the most active phase it passed with the invasion in March 2015, the so-called Arabian coalition, headed by Saudi Arabia. Held several months in Kuwait peace negotiations between the warring parties in Yemen are no significant results have not brought.



The UN, the US and Britain called for an immediate ceasefire in Yemen 16.10.2016

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